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Greenville’s Miguel Nieto plays tight defense during a game this season at Cornerstone University. The Yellow Jackets (11-0) will host Northview on Friday.

Greenville boys basketball team focusing on Northview, not rankings

The last time the Greenville Yellow Jackets faced the Northview Wildcats it was in the 2011 district finals. The end result favored the Wildcats with a two-point victory at home and continued the Yellow Jackets’ district title drought. Greenville last won a district championship in 1983.

Lakeview's Joe Main takes on an opponent. — Daily News/Bruce Bentley

No. 10 Lakeview loses to No. 3 Hesperia, beats Central Montcalm

Lakeview’s wrestling team could only manage a single win in their CSAA quadrangular Wednesday night, but it was against a rival. The Wildcats, ranked 10th in Division 3 by MichiganGrappler.com, lost to Hesperia, ranked third in Division 4, by a 50-19 count. They then beat Central Montcalm 51-21.

The original Belding Freedom Wall was decommissioned on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 1948.  Members of the Blue Star Mothers stand near the original wall which stood on the corner of Bridge and Main streets, currently the site of the condemned Gibson building. — Courtesy Photo

3 locations available for Belding Freedom Wall

World War II veteran John Geisen has one wish: To see a new Freedom Wall erected in Belding displaying the names of all Belding residents who fought in the war while they are still alive to see it. Members of a subcommittee working to construct the wall discussed basic logistics of the project, along with possible locations for the wall and a new Veterans Park. Halfway through the nearly two-hour meeting, Geisen had heard enough.

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Funeral Notices for Jan. 25, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

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Baldwin Heights Elementary to receive $100,000 grant from Target

Baldwin Heights Elementary was one of 50 schools picked to receive a $100,000 grant from Target. The grant is to be used to purchase much-needed resources and improve the school’s learning environment.

Kenneth Dittenber of Carson City-Crystal battles with Chris Root of Bath during Tuesday’s match. Dittenber is the No. 1 rated wrestler in Division 4 at 103 pounds according to michigangrappler.com.

Carson City-Crystal wrestlers take two at home triangular

The Carson City-Crystal Eagles wrestling team put on a good show in front of its home crowd for the final time this season.
With the postseason just a couple of weeks away the Eagles cruised to two victories on Tuesday night at home. The Eagles defeated Bath 45-31 in CMAC play and Pine River 51-27 in nonconference play.

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Lakeview boys fall to Reed City

If you don’t put the ball in the basket, you don’t win many basketball games.
The Lakeview boys basketball team found that out Tuesday night, as they made only 12 field goals in losing to the Reed City Coyotes 57-39.

Lakeview’s Andrea Henry, middle, looks for room to go up for a shot between Reed City’s Karah Hensel, left, and Kasey Miller during Tuesday night’s game.

Lakeview girls drop second CSAA game

Lakeview’s girls basketball team had one momentary lapse and it cost them a Central State Activities Association game.
The Reed City Coyotes beat the Wildcats 66-45 Tuesday night, doing it with one simple run.

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Central Montcalm hosting Juvenile Diabetes fundraiser

The lives of a local family changed forever in April of 2011.
It was then, 8-year-old Brooken Hansen — son of Brad and Kammie Hansen — was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, otherwise known as Juvenile Diabetes.

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Edmore pain clinic raided, “Dr. Bob” indicted

An Edmore pain clinic was raided Tuesday by federal officials as eight people were indicted for a Medicare and Medicaid kickback scheme.
Babubhai Rathod, also known as “Dr. Bob,” of Mount Pleasant owns and operates Lakeshore Spine & Pain with pain clinics in Edmore, Ludington, Mount Pleasant and more.